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From belonging to the only global network of travel and event professionals committed to motivational experiences that deliver business results. Through unparalleled networking opportunities, education and connections, members form lasting partnerships that grow their businesses and professional development.
Executive Board Members
Eleanor Soucy, CIS, CITP
Incentive Meeting Services
Ellie has been making her mark in the industry for over 20 years. Originally born in Jamaica, Ellie grew up in Rochester, NY, to eventually live in Dubai and Hong Kong before settling down in sunny Florida. She started out her career with Inc Magazine after studying both accounting and criminal justice. At Inc Magazine, Ellie was appointed to oversee a newly developed program to include CEO symposium, employee conferences and customer loyalty conferences. Most recently, Ellie successfully started her own minority-and-woman-owned corporate incentive and meeting company and corporate loyalty program in 2014, and she hasn’t looked back since.
Frank Robleto, CITP, IP, ACC
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Frank has achieved his CIS certification and the IP certification in 2018 to fully understand the incentive market and understand his clients needs. During his tenure at Carnival Cruise Line, he did receive the fleet award for most full ship charters sold from 2013 – 2017. Frank will be inducted in January of 2020 as VP of Communications & Marketing for SITE Florida & Caribbean which he is very excited to give back to this organization. Frank was also selected this year to sit as a board member of ITC SIG within IMA.
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Jorge Colona, CIS
Being the past Director of Group Sales for Melia Hotels International Global Collection, Jorge’s passion for the hospitality industry brings, to SITE Florida and the Caribbean, over 29 years of strong background in incentive groups sales and meeting industry (MICE); as well as, Convention Bureau (Meet Puerto Rico) and Cruise Line Sales (CCL – International Groups). Also, for the past 13 years Jorge has been involved with the University of Miami – Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, previously as Constituency Board member and currently as Co-chair for their annual signature fund raising event “Tropical Nights”. These funds provide free assistance to more than 7,000 families with children affected with Autism in South Florida. In addition to 15 years as Team Captain “WALKING FOR AUTISM” (Autism Speaks).
Alliance Incentives & Meetings, LLC
Millie has been a SITE member since the late 70’s, and was provided with education and networking opportunities that helped her business grow. She was active in Global on several committees and served as Crystal Awards Chairman as well as won an award. She was the special Advisory Committee and chaired The Signet Awards event in Stockholm celebrating 25 years of Incentive Travel. Since moving to Florida from Kansas City, she has been involved with the SITE Chapter Board as Secretary, VP Membership and Treasurer. She has seen SITE Florida & Caribbean Chapter grow with dedicated professionals interested in contributing and learning to better the industry and community.
Virgil Napier, MBA
Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa
Napier’s management philosophy allows those team members to show case their creativity while embracing the four core principles of Time, Space, Love and Generosity. Napier has earned multiple degrees including an M.B.A. from ASU in International Management, and B.B.A. from the University of Miami. Beyond studying abroad in Asia, and an intern for Senator John McCain(R) in Arizona, Napier owes his belief in training to his mom, a retired teacher and example of always striving for more. Napier considers himself a global nomad and a local foodie, steward of the environment, and benefactor to those furry pets needing a voice. Personal interests include college football and cooking for his teams whenever there is a need to celebrate!
Hilton Worldwide Sales
Malely is part of the Hilton International Sales Team; in her global role she supports Hilton’s International Portfolio and advocates US customers in finding the perfect Hilton Hotel outside the United States. Malely is really excited about the networking opportunities and the educational development that SITE provides. Being in South Florida and so close to the Caribbean she knows our chapter has incredible professionals, many of whom she has had the pleasure of working with and looks forward to meeting other SITE members.
Owner of C2Eventz
As a native of Floridian, I grew up surrounded by cruise lines, resorts, and some of the top hospitality management firms in the country. In college, I studied Hospitality and Tourism before eventually landing a job with NCL Cruise Line in Miami. It was there I began learning to organize events involving large groups, to meticulously plan right down to the smallest detail, and quickly resolve difficult situations that may arise.
Private Jet Services
Prior to SeaDream Matthew was the International Corporate Sales Manager for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in Southampton, U.K. His tenure in outbound sales with cruise lines goes back over ten (10) years to his first role with Norwegian. The experience provides Matthew with extensive knowledge and experience in corporate travel sales and large group movements.